Category: Supporters

Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders (CORD)

“On behalf of the 2.8 million Canadians affected by one or more rare disorders, the Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders is grateful to Tom Kmiec, MP, for his leadership in introducing these amendments.  Many of the 7,000 rare disorders are severe and debilitating, necessitating considerable time, care, and attention.  The proposed changes will provide much…

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Canadian PKU and Allied Disorders

“This Private Members’ Bill would reinforce the legal right for the disability tax credit to PKU sufferers and end CRA’s systemic discrimination against them. Because it improves the wording of the Income Tax Act around diet regimes to include certain activities like preparing meals intended for the specific dietary management of a disease or condition…

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Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund (JDRF)

“The Fairness for Persons with Disabilities Act will make it easier for Canadians with diabetes and others to qualify for the Disability Tax Credit by making some small but meaningful changes to the Income Tax Act. Importantly, it recognizes the arbitrary nature of the 14 hour requirement for life-sustaining therapy. By reducing the number hours to…

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Diabetes Canada

“Diabetes Canada supports the reduction of time spent on life-sustaining therapy to 10 hours. The financial and health burden of diabetes is the same regardless of time spent managing it and more Canadians with diabetes need the financial relief the Disability Tax Credit is designed to provide in order to effectively manage this disease.” ~…

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